5 Conscious Cold Remedies
Feb17

5 Conscious Cold Remedies

It seems we are right in the middle of cold and flu season. Thankfully, my crew has so far escaped it, but many of our friends haven’t… This year, instead of reaching for that nasty bottle of over-the-counter symptom suppressant, why not try to heal and relieve what is causing the problem? Because those ugly symptoms we all experience with a cold actually are a good sign, believe it or not. They are a sign that our immune systems are...

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4 Conscious Hacks To Creating A Healthy Morning Routine With Your Kids
Feb06

4 Conscious Hacks To Creating A Healthy Morning Routine With Your Kids

It is the middle of the school year, it has been cold and icky out and yup, our morning routines have become lazy… leaving us running, yelling last-minute, frazzling all of us! Our mornings start off nice and cozy when the kids jump into my bed for a snuggle and a show until I realize we need to be out the door in 10 minutes and lunches are not made, bags are not packed, no one is dressed – let alone hair and teeth brushed! Then the...

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5 Ways To Celebrate The Lunar New Year 2017
Jan27

5 Ways To Celebrate The Lunar New Year 2017

Happy Lunar New Year’s Eve 2017! This Lunar New Year brings us the year of the rooster and as many people all over the world are preparing to celebrate the coming of a new lunar year, I thought it would be fun to share how we are celebrating it here in Southern California! What is The Lunar New Year? Also called The Chinese New Year, it is the longest and most important traditional celebration in the Chinese Calendar. It is the same...

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Hello 2017, Goodbye 2016
Jan13

Hello 2017, Goodbye 2016

What a crazy, roller coaster of a year 2016 was. Yet still, I’m sad to see it go. My family and I experienced some extreme changes during 2016, as many of us have. 2016 seemed a tumultuous year on several levels, not only in our homes but within our nation as well. The end of 2016 brought my children and I to a new home as we begin our adventures within our new family structure. We have been quietly getting moved in, settled and...

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5 Reasons To Bake Holiday Cookies With Your Kids Plus 4 Easy Recipes
Dec19

5 Reasons To Bake Holiday Cookies With Your Kids Plus 4 Easy Recipes

Given the fast pace of society today, not many of us actually stop to take the time to bake cookies, as opposed to just buying them, with our kids. And with so many delicious bakeries and options out there, who can blame us?! The holidays always fly by with a whirlwind of tinsel, mistletoe and holiday parties. I always intend to have a holiday cookie baking day and then all of sudden… it is after New Years! But this year, I carved out...

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31 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season
Nov28

31 Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

Have you ever heard of the ripple effect? How one small act can lead to something big and amazing? When you share small acts of kindness, you are in fact doing much more than you think. Kindness is contagious, and the more acts of kindness done, the more cheer there will be in this world. Giving back and being kind will not only make you feel good, but it will make the recipients feel good and will inspire others to feel good. So why...

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Through A Child’s Eyes
Nov23

Through A Child’s Eyes

Can you remember how you viewed the world as a child? As we grow and go through life, our perspective changes. Things that we would never have even noticed as a child seem to work their way in to affect our choices. As I watch my children grow now, I am fascinated by how they perceive and value things. I think there is a lot to learn (or remember) from our kids that we often dismiss because of how busy we are or how wrapped up in a...

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8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids
Nov22

8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids

Snow is magical. We all get so excited when we look outside and see it is snowing, it makes us feel like we are in a winter wonderland. Watching it snow is only the beginning of the fun! The kids can’t wait to get out and play in it as snow offers endless opportunities for entertainment! Ok, I admit it, I look forward to playing in the snow too!! 8 Things To Do In The Snow With Kids Go sledriding! Find a hill, get a tube or sled and...

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5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy
Nov20

5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy

Being a conscious mom is amazing and rewarding, but it is not easy! We are always on call having to guide our children through the often-challenging process of growing up, putting pressure on ourselves to do everything right. Thanks to the science of happiness, we know that we can choose to go through life happy. But sometimes, that can be a bit tricky. 5 Things Every Conscious Mom Can Do To Be Happy Respect and love yourself. By...

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15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016
Nov16

15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016

Being thankful means so much more than just remembering to say Thank You. We discussed what being thankful really means here. Let’s take that one step further today and look at 15 ways to be thankful in 2016. These are things you can do on our own and with your entire family. They are things I do with my kids! 15 Ways To Be Thankful In 2016 Be more understanding, listen and react with your heart. You never know what is going on in the...

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